10k

Course Description

  • Starts on 106th st, between 96th ave and 97th ave
  • North on 106th st to 97th ave
  • West on 97th ave, through the Alberta Legislature Grounds underpass to 109th st
  • South on 109th st and across the High Level Bridge
  • West on 88th ave to 110th st, then north toward Saskatchewan Drive
  • Northwest along Saskatchewan Drive, then south to 87th ave
  • East on 87th ave, then loop around Windsor Park back to 89th ave
  • East on 89th ave to 117th st, follow 117th st north-west to 118st
  • North on 118th st to Edinboro Road and back out to Saskatchewan Drive
  • Follow course back along Saskatchewan Drive and across High Level Bridge
  • On north side of the bridge, stay right into east lanes of 97th ave
  • South on 106th st, then west on 96th ave
  • Post race area at the South Bandshell Park of Alberta Legislature Grounds

RacePoint Interactive Map

Runners: Use this map to view important course information including on-course amenities, cheer stations, and parking.

Spectators: Use this map to view the best spots to cheer on your friends and family.

Residents: Use this map to view road closures in your area.

RacePoint Interactive Map

Click below to view a printable version of the road closures and cheer sites.

2018 Event Notice

Start Line

The start line is located on 106 street (between 97ave and 96ave), to the east side of the Alberta Legislature Grounds underpass. Pre-race activities, bag check & toilets will on the South Amphitheatre lawn of the Leg Grounds.

  • Please make sure to arrive early and get organized
  • Runners will be assigned to coloured corrals based on their expected finishing time
  • There will be coloured flags at the start line to indicate the entrance to each corral. Head to the flag that corresponds to the coloured stripe on your bib
  • All runners must be in their corrals by 7:30 a.m.
  • You will only be allowed to enter the corral that corresponds with the stripe on your bib, except for the purple corral which is open to everyone
  • The orange corral is for participants who will be walking 100% of the course
  • Corrals will start 3 minutes apart to maximize the amount of space runners have at the start, on course and at the finish line
  • There will be volunteers holding a rope between each corral. Volunteers will guide each corral forward to the start line, the rope holders will move out of the way and you will be signaled to start
  • Competitive Age Category Runners: Awards will be based on Chip Time
  • If a corral change is required, send an email to info@canadarunningseries.com on or before July 3rd or visit the Help Desk at packet pickup or on race day

Corral Times

*Times are subject to change

Flag

Corral Times

Red Corral < 49 minutes
Yellow Corral 50-57 minutes
Blue Corral 58-60 minutes
Green Corral 61-75 minutes
Purple Corral 76+ minutes
Walkers

Finish Line

The finish line is located on Fortway Road in the Alberta Legislature Grounds.

To keep congestion for runners in the finish area under control, we encourage you to make arrangements to meet at the Friends & Family Meeting Zone located in the post-race area.

Pick a letter to meet at based on the following flag breakdown:

A-D   E-H   I-L   M-P   Q-T   U-X   Y-Z

Course Restrictions and Support

For the safety of all runners, baby carriers, skateboards, roller blades, Kangoo Jump shoes, animals and unauthorized bicycles and wheeled devices are not permitted in any of the Canada Running Series races.

Children: Everyone participating in this event must be registered, that includes children. We highly recommend that children under the age of 12 be accompanied by an adult over the age of 18.

Time Limit

The time limit to complete the 10k course is 1 hour 40 minutes. Those still on course after this time may be asked to move to the sidewalk to complete the course as an ‘informed pedestrian’.

Water Stations

Water will be available at the following locations:

  • Start Line Area
  • On Course @ 2km, 5km, 7.5km
  • Finish Line
  • Party Site

Port-o-lets

Portable washroom facilities will be located at the start and finish areas, and at all course water stations (2km, 5.5km, 7.5km).

Medical Services

Odyssey Medical will provide medical services on course and at the finish line medical tent.

City of Edmonton Paramedic Services will have a dedicated unit on the course and at the finish line.

Road Closures

Click below to view a printable version of the road closures and cheer sites.

2018 Event Notice

RacePoint Interactive Map

Use this interactive map to see where and when road closures will occur on race day.

RacePoint Interactive Map

Hotel and Travel

Run Hotel Headquarters 2018

We’re proud to be working with the Matrix and the Westin Edmonton as our Official Hotel Partners.

Enjoy a 2k walk from your bed to the start line race morning at a low $139 rate.

The deadline to book your accommodations was Tuesday, July 10th. Booking is now closed.

Sleep at your own pace. Cut out the commute and enjoy the short walk to the start line race morning at a low $150 rate.

The deadline to book your accommodations was Thursday, May 31st. Booking is now closed.

Training

Mark your calendars—your 10k training begins May 27.

We’ve come up with a simple, balanced and rewarding 8-week training plan, perfectly timed to hit your prime on July 22.

To support your training, lululemon Edmonton has launched the ultimate Edmonton Strava Club – your one-stop shop for run tips, finding local run events and cheering on other runners in your community.

Let’s light up the pace,  Edmonton.

More Info can be found on the Facebook Event Page

Strava Run Group https://www.strava.com/clubs/lululemonYEG

Prizing and Awards

Don’t just win your prize, claim it! Participants have 30 days to claim any prizes.

If you did not pick up your award on race day, please contact us at: awards@canadarunningseries.com

  1st 2nd 3rd
Top Canadian Men & Women†
(Gun Time)
$2,000 $1,000 $500
Masters Men & Women
(Gun Time)
$200 $150 $100
Age Categories Men & Women
(Chip Time)
Medal Medal Medal
Walk Category Overall Men & Women
(Gun Time)
$50 lululemon gift card
  • “Canadian” is defined as: Citizens; Landed immigrants; and Refugees with official status who have been domiciled in Canada for at least one year (proof may be required).
  • Master defined as: athlete being 40 years old plus, day of event.
  • The Edmonton 10k is sanctioned and certified by Athletics Alberta, Athletics Canada and the IAAF.

Note: Winners of the Canadian and Masters divisions are not eligible for the age category prizing.

† minus 25% for slower than 30:00 (Men) and 35:20 (Women); minus 50% for slower than 31:30 (Men) and 37:40 (Women).

Elite Hosting

To view the 2018 Edmonton 10k Elite List, please CLICK HERE.

We do not accept emails or telephone calls.

Only applications submitted through the online elite application form are considered, but please note we do NOT issue invitations for athletes requiring a VISA to attend this event.

All athletes must have run on a certified course since January 1, 2017.

An Elite Athlete application does NOT guarantee entry. All applications must be approved by the CRS Race Director and Professional Athlete Coordinator.

We will inform each applicant of their elite status one week after the application deadline. Best efforts will be made to offer early acceptance where possible.

2018 Elite Athlete Applications have closed.

Men

Open — sub 31:00
Sub Elite — sub 32:00
Masters — sub 35:00

Women

Open — sub 34:00
Sub Elite — sub 37:00
Masters — sub 40:00

Athletes with a Disability

If you are visually impaired and would like to be matched with a guide runner, please contact Achilles Canada at www.achillescanada.ca.

 

 

 

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